Alex Rodriguez Dropped Some Personal Advice On The University Of Miami Graduates

A-Rod had a lot of knowledge to drop on these college graduates.

Graduating from college can be the most exciting and terrifying time of your life. On one hand, you get to set off one your own and see the “real world.” On the other hand, you are probably dealing with some crippling student loan debt and have no idea what you are doing (or where you are going). Don’t worry about it. We all have to figure this stuff out sooner or later. The sooner you realize that life is full of ups, downs, failures, and successes, the sooner you will start to live life to the fullest. The graduating class of the University of Miami got a special lesson to prepare them for the future thanks the baseball star Alex Rodriguez.

“Truth is that you have something that I don’t,” Rodriguez told the graduates. “You have the experience of going to college as a young adult and a degree from a premier institution.”

After praising the graduates on making it through the university and securing their education, he let them know the one source of education that should never be overlooked: mom. The baseball legend admitted that when he felt like quitting, his mother always pushed him to keep going. Rodriguez was adamant about telling the graduates to keep going no matter what. He spoke about his own shortcomings as an athlete and the importance of learning to pick yourself up and keep going.

Congratulations to all the new college graduates. Now get out there and crush it.

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NYE Traditions That Seem Weird AF To Everyone Else But Latinos


NYE Traditions That Seem Weird AF To Everyone Else But Latinos

These rituals only make sense to Latinos…

Eating 12 grapes at midnight.

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You cram a dozen grapes down your throat to get good luck for the next 12 months.

Rocking sexy red undies.

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To guarantee you’ll get lucky in bed in love in 2018.

Having plata en mano.

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Holding some silver coins or cash at midnight will make it rain in the new year.

Eating lentils like they’re going out of style.

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Abuelita says eating lentejas will bring you prosperity in the new year. She also warns eating too much of this might make you poop because of their high fiber content. So plan accordingly.

Cleaning your entire house from top to bottom.

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Every corner and under each rug because you need a clean start.

Sweeping right before midnight.

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There’s no break from chores even on NYE because you wnt to start the year with new, positive vibes.

Throwing a bucket of water out the window.


It’s supposed to be like a refreshing type of thing. Careful not to get someone wet accidentally. ?

Running around the block with suitcases.


If you want to travel in the new year, word is you need to run around the block at the stroke of midnight.

Turning on the lights in your home.

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Why? Because you want a bright new year… Duh!

Standing on your right foot at midnight.

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Supposedly, if you start the new year on your right foot, you basically start the new year off right!

Standing and sitting three times in a row.


Nope, it’s not for squat-like benefits. People believe it’ll lead to marriage.

Turning into a pyromaniac.


Apparently if you burn lists or dolls — or anything really  — you get rid of that bad juju from last year.

Ending the year with your chonies inside out.

What are your New Year’s Eve traditions? Let us know below and don’t forget to hit the share button below!

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